Offline Data Synchronization Services in Visual Studio 2008
- Posted: Oct 10, 2007 at 9:35AM
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In this interview
Milind Lele, Program Manager on the Visual Basic Team, shows us his favorite features - the new Data Synchronization designer in Visual Studio 2008 and how the sync services for ADO.NET work to support occasionally connected
scenarios. He shows us how to set up a local database cache using SQL Compact Edition and how to use it to store read-only data caches as well as how to add the code to support two-way synchronization.
If anyone's ever tried to implement an occasionally connected smart client, they'll very much appreciate this new tooling and framework in Visual Studio 2008. For more information on sync services catch up on The Synchronizer blog.